Category Archives: Victoria

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Man stabbed multiple times at Barwon Prison | Geelong Advertiser

A 41-YEAR-OLD prisoner has suffered multiple stab wounds in an assault at Barwon Prison. Paramedics were called to the Lara facility shortly before 2.30pm. A Corrections Victoria spokesman confirmed police were investigating. Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman declined to comment on the

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Man stabbed multiple times at Barwon Prison | Geelong Advertiser

A 41-YEAR-OLD prisoner has suffered multiple stab wounds in an assault at Barwon Prison. Paramedics were called to the Lara facility shortly before 2.30pm. A Corrections Victoria spokesman confirmed police were investigating. Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman declined to comment on the

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Carl Williams was approved to get $1m reward over murders HE ORGANISED | Herald Sun

DRUG boss Carl Williams had been approved to receive up to $1 million in reward for information on executions of informer Terence and his wife Christine Hodson — brutal murders that Williams claims he organised. via Carl Williams was approved

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Carl Williams was approved to get $1m reward over murders HE ORGANISED | Herald Sun

DRUG boss Carl Williams had been approved to receive up to $1 million in reward for information on executions of informer Terence and his wife Christine Hodson — brutal murders that Williams claims he organised. via Carl Williams was approved

ESCAPE: Search for man who escaped from a correctional facility in central Victoria early this morning | Victoria Police News

Police are searching for a man who escaped from a correctional facility in central Victoria early this morning. Mana Lumm was last seen at the facility, where he was jailed for a sexual-related offence, around 12.30am. Police have searched the

ESCAPE: Search for man who escaped from a correctional facility in central Victoria early this morning | Victoria Police News

Police are searching for a man who escaped from a correctional facility in central Victoria early this morning. Mana Lumm was last seen at the facility, where he was jailed for a sexual-related offence, around 12.30am. Police have searched the

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(23/7/2014) Ararat’s Corella Place security concerns discussion with Corrections Minister | The Wimmera Mail-Times

CORRECTIONS Minister Edward ODonohue will discuss security concerns surrounding Ararat’s Corella Place when he visit(ed) the city on Wednesday. The residential facility for sex offenders came under scrutiny from the nations media after a resident absconded on July 6. The

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(23/7/2014) Ararat’s Corella Place security concerns discussion with Corrections Minister | The Wimmera Mail-Times

CORRECTIONS Minister Edward ODonohue will discuss security concerns surrounding Ararat’s Corella Place when he visit(ed) the city on Wednesday. The residential facility for sex offenders came under scrutiny from the nations media after a resident absconded on July 6. The

New 236-bed unit opens at Loddon Prison | Bendigo Advertiser

CORRECTIONS Minister Edward ODonohue opened the new 236-bed Middleton Unit at Loddon Prison on Thursday morning. Uncle Graham Atkinson gave a Welcome to Country before handing over to Corrections Victoria Commissioner Jan Shuard. “This is a fantastic day for us in corrections to be

New 236-bed unit opens at Loddon Prison | Bendigo Advertiser

CORRECTIONS Minister Edward ODonohue opened the new 236-bed Middleton Unit at Loddon Prison on Thursday morning. Uncle Graham Atkinson gave a Welcome to Country before handing over to Corrections Victoria Commissioner Jan Shuard. “This is a fantastic day for us in corrections to be

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(18/7/2014) RISK CASE STUDY: Port Philip Prison guard smuggled phones, fast food into jail, court told | The Age

A prison guard smuggled mobile phones, fast food and other contraband into Victorias largest maximum security jail because he was manipulated by a group of “hardened” prisoners, a court has heard. Craig Anthony Brown, 32, on eight occasions concealed the

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(18/7/2014) RISK CASE STUDY: Port Philip Prison guard smuggled phones, fast food into jail, court told | The Age

A prison guard smuggled mobile phones, fast food and other contraband into Victorias largest maximum security jail because he was manipulated by a group of “hardened” prisoners, a court has heard. Craig Anthony Brown, 32, on eight occasions concealed the

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(30/6/2014) Acquired brain injury makes prisoners more likely to reoffend: little specialist help for them behind bars | The Age

A high number of prison inmates have an acquired brain injury that makes them more likely to reoffend, and there is little specialist help for them behind bars. via Fixing the trouble inside.

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(30/6/2014) Acquired brain injury makes prisoners more likely to reoffend: little specialist help for them behind bars | The Age

A high number of prison inmates have an acquired brain injury that makes them more likely to reoffend, and there is little specialist help for them behind bars. via Fixing the trouble inside.

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(3/7/2014) Recruits begin work in Victoria’s expanding prison system | ABC Gippsland

In less than a year Kong Tran went from working in his family bakery in rural New South Wales to being bombarded by tear gas and going through psychoanalysis as part of the recruitment process to work at Fulham Correctional

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(3/7/2014) Recruits begin work in Victoria’s expanding prison system | ABC Gippsland

In less than a year Kong Tran went from working in his family bakery in rural New South Wales to being bombarded by tear gas and going through psychoanalysis as part of the recruitment process to work at Fulham Correctional

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(14/7/2014) Corrections Victoria recruiting for prisons | The Ararat Advertiser

CORRECTIONS Victoria has launched another recruitment campaign that will support more than 160 corrections jobs in Western Victoria, including at Hopkins Correctional Centre and Langi Kal Kal Prison, as the states prison expansion program continues to build a safer community.

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(14/7/2014) Corrections Victoria recruiting for prisons | The Ararat Advertiser

CORRECTIONS Victoria has launched another recruitment campaign that will support more than 160 corrections jobs in Western Victoria, including at Hopkins Correctional Centre and Langi Kal Kal Prison, as the states prison expansion program continues to build a safer community.

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(16/7/2014) New ad set to boost Victoria’s prison system | Department of Justice, Victoria

New ad set to boost prison systemA new Corrections Victoria recruitment campaign is set to attract more than 750 new prison officers and community corrections officers during 2014 and 2015. The campaign, which was recently launched by Minister for Corrections

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(16/7/2014) New ad set to boost Victoria’s prison system | Department of Justice, Victoria

New ad set to boost prison systemA new Corrections Victoria recruitment campaign is set to attract more than 750 new prison officers and community corrections officers during 2014 and 2015. The campaign, which was recently launched by Minister for Corrections

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Beechworth, Dhurringile prisons tipped to benefit from jail expansion scheme | ABC News

1 July 2014. The Victorian Governments prison expansion program is expected to create 60 new jobs at the Beechworth and Dhurringile prisons over the next year. The Government has launched an advertising campaign in a push to recruit 750 new

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Beechworth, Dhurringile prisons tipped to benefit from jail expansion scheme | ABC News

1 July 2014. The Victorian Governments prison expansion program is expected to create 60 new jobs at the Beechworth and Dhurringile prisons over the next year. The Government has launched an advertising campaign in a push to recruit 750 new

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Cost of Victorian prison expansion held under lock and key | The Age

30 June 2014. The Napthine government will not say how much it is spending on the largest expansion of prisons in Victorias history. The Coalition has promised to add more than 3000 prison beds over the next three years to

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Cost of Victorian prison expansion held under lock and key | The Age

30 June 2014. The Napthine government will not say how much it is spending on the largest expansion of prisons in Victorias history. The Coalition has promised to add more than 3000 prison beds over the next three years to

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Metropolitan Remand Centre prison officer Lucille Sacco on what it’s like working in a prison | Herald Sun

30 June 2014. At just five foot four with short blonde hair, Lucille Sacco doesn’t exactly fit the stereotype of a typical screw. The former executive assistant works at Victoria’s Metropolitan Remand Centre MRC, a maximum-security prison home to more

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Metropolitan Remand Centre prison officer Lucille Sacco on what it’s like working in a prison | Herald Sun

30 June 2014. At just five foot four with short blonde hair, Lucille Sacco doesn’t exactly fit the stereotype of a typical screw. The former executive assistant works at Victoria’s Metropolitan Remand Centre MRC, a maximum-security prison home to more

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Triple murderer Gregory Brazel to stand trial on fraud charges | The Age

Triple murderer Gregory Brazel has been committed to stand trial over allegations he defrauded two inmates – one a convicted wife killer – of almost $50,000. Brazel, 59, who is serving a life sentence for killing three women, allegedly induced inmates

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Triple murderer Gregory Brazel to stand trial on fraud charges | The Age

Triple murderer Gregory Brazel has been committed to stand trial over allegations he defrauded two inmates – one a convicted wife killer – of almost $50,000. Brazel, 59, who is serving a life sentence for killing three women, allegedly induced inmates

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Prison very safe place to work, prisoners are really really respectful | The Courier

LANGI Kal Kal prison is holding a recruitment drive with a focus on female applicants for prison officers. …. Prison officer Amy Johnson said she felt safer at work than she did in the community.“Prisoners are really respectful of women

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Prison very safe place to work, prisoners are really really respectful | The Courier

LANGI Kal Kal prison is holding a recruitment drive with a focus on female applicants for prison officers. …. Prison officer Amy Johnson said she felt safer at work than she did in the community.“Prisoners are really respectful of women

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Retrenched Alcoa workers make good prison officers as ‘follow procedures strictly’ | ABC

The department has been holding recruitment sessions for the 800 workers at Alcoas aluminium operations in Geelong, which will close by the end of the year, to fill the positions. Barwon Prison general manager Jonathan Howe said he has already

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Retrenched Alcoa workers make good prison officers as ‘follow procedures strictly’ | ABC

The department has been holding recruitment sessions for the 800 workers at Alcoas aluminium operations in Geelong, which will close by the end of the year, to fill the positions. Barwon Prison general manager Jonathan Howe said he has already

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Port Phillip Prison guards attacked by inmate in a dispute over medication | Herald Sun

TWO prison guards at the state’s biggest maximum security jail were sent to hospital after being attacked by a prisoner. The G4S guards were watching the prisoner at Port Phillip Prison’s psychiatric unit when he attacked them on Saturday night

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Port Phillip Prison guards attacked by inmate in a dispute over medication | Herald Sun

TWO prison guards at the state’s biggest maximum security jail were sent to hospital after being attacked by a prisoner. The G4S guards were watching the prisoner at Port Phillip Prison’s psychiatric unit when he attacked them on Saturday night

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Port Philip Prison inmates attempted strike averted | Herald Sun

A STRIKE by prisoners at the state’s biggest maximum security jail ended tonight following crisis talks with jail bosses.Inmates at Port Philip Prison in Melbourne’s western suburbs took the unprecedented action because of a row over their visiting conditions. The

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Port Philip Prison inmates attempted strike averted | Herald Sun

A STRIKE by prisoners at the state’s biggest maximum security jail ended tonight following crisis talks with jail bosses.Inmates at Port Philip Prison in Melbourne’s western suburbs took the unprecedented action because of a row over their visiting conditions. The

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VIC Ombudsman launches inquiry that aims to focus on prison programs | Herald Sun

PRISONER rehabilitation programs and transition services will be investigated by the Ombudsman as Victoria’s prison population booms. Ombudsman Deborah Glass said concerns with the rate of reoffending and the costs to the Victorian community had prompted her to launch an

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VIC Ombudsman launches inquiry that aims to focus on prison programs | Herald Sun

PRISONER rehabilitation programs and transition services will be investigated by the Ombudsman as Victoria’s prison population booms. Ombudsman Deborah Glass said concerns with the rate of reoffending and the costs to the Victorian community had prompted her to launch an

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Escapee ‘X’ captured in Ballarat | The Age

(Name removed) Fugitive child sex offender who escaped from Ararat correctional facility Corella Place last weekend has been caught in Ballarat. X was re-captured by Ballarat police just before 9.30am on Monday, the Ballarat Courier reports. …. Police said he cut

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Escapee ‘X’ captured in Ballarat | The Age

(Name removed) Fugitive child sex offender who escaped from Ararat correctional facility Corella Place last weekend has been caught in Ballarat. X was re-captured by Ballarat police just before 9.30am on Monday, the Ballarat Courier reports. …. Police said he cut

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Criminal witnesses ‘reality of policing’, says police chief Ken Lay | The Australian

Victoria’s top policeman Ken Lay has refused to apologise for a seven-year, $30 million investigation built on the word of a career criminal and self-confessed perjurer despite the case failing to secure a conviction this week in the Victorian Supreme

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Criminal witnesses ‘reality of policing’, says police chief Ken Lay | The Australian

Victoria’s top policeman Ken Lay has refused to apologise for a seven-year, $30 million investigation built on the word of a career criminal and self-confessed perjurer despite the case failing to secure a conviction this week in the Victorian Supreme

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Prisoner found dead at maximum-security Port Phillip Prison | The Age

A man has been found dead in his cell at the maximum-security Port Phillip Prison. The body of the 45-year-old was discovered on Thursday morning.He was the only occupant of the cell. The prison at Truganina in Melbourne’s west is

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Prisoner found dead at maximum-security Port Phillip Prison | The Age

A man has been found dead in his cell at the maximum-security Port Phillip Prison. The body of the 45-year-old was discovered on Thursday morning.He was the only occupant of the cell. The prison at Truganina in Melbourne’s west is

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Police probe text message threats to ‘vampire gigolo’ murder juror | The Age

Police are investigating allegedly threatening text messages sent to the forewoman of the jury in the Supreme Court trial of three men accused of murdering self-proclaimed vampire gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott.The forewoman had to be excused from the jury on June 19

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Police probe text message threats to ‘vampire gigolo’ murder juror | The Age

Police are investigating allegedly threatening text messages sent to the forewoman of the jury in the Supreme Court trial of three men accused of murdering self-proclaimed vampire gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott.The forewoman had to be excused from the jury on June 19

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Escapee too quick for Victorian prison staff | The Australian

A DANGEROUS criminal required to wear a satellite tracking device disappeared “within minutes’’ of taking it off in Victoria. Andrew Darling, 42, was last detected about 2.30am yesterday at a minimum security correctional facility in Ararat. Victoria’s Corrections Commissioner Jan

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Escapee too quick for Victorian prison staff | The Australian

A DANGEROUS criminal required to wear a satellite tracking device disappeared “within minutes’’ of taking it off in Victoria. Andrew Darling, 42, was last detected about 2.30am yesterday at a minimum security correctional facility in Ararat. Victoria’s Corrections Commissioner Jan

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Electronic bracelets used to track prisoners keep ‘dropping out’ | Herald Sun

ELECTRONIC bracelets used to monitor risky prisoners are “dropping out’’ up to 10 times a day. A prison source has revealed the monitoring system was failing as the seventh sex offender in eight years walked out of the so called

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Electronic bracelets used to track prisoners keep ‘dropping out’ | Herald Sun

ELECTRONIC bracelets used to monitor risky prisoners are “dropping out’’ up to 10 times a day. A prison source has revealed the monitoring system was failing as the seventh sex offender in eight years walked out of the so called

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Police hunt Corella Place escaped child rapist Andrew Darling | Herald Sun

A CHILD rapist is on the run after walking out of a correctional facility in Ararat. Andrew Darling was last seen at the Corella Place facility in Warrak Rd shortly after 2.30am today before leaving on foot. Police searched the

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Police hunt Corella Place escaped child rapist Andrew Darling | Herald Sun

A CHILD rapist is on the run after walking out of a correctional facility in Ararat. Andrew Darling was last seen at the Corella Place facility in Warrak Rd shortly after 2.30am today before leaving on foot. Police searched the

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Explosion at Barwon Prison | The Age

A small explosion has occurred inside Victorias highest-security prison, with firefighters, paramedics and police heading to the scene. No one is believed to have been injured in the blast at Barwon Prison, which occured just before 1pm, a police spokeswoman

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Explosion at Barwon Prison | The Age

A small explosion has occurred inside Victorias highest-security prison, with firefighters, paramedics and police heading to the scene. No one is believed to have been injured in the blast at Barwon Prison, which occured just before 1pm, a police spokeswoman

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Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser

NEARLY 60 prison jobs will be on offer in Geelong on the back of a new Corrections Victoria recruitment campaign. via Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser.

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Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser

NEARLY 60 prison jobs will be on offer in Geelong on the back of a new Corrections Victoria recruitment campaign. via Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser.

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VIDEO: Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar | ABC 7:30

Prisoner numbers across Australia have exploded as governments take a hard line on crime, leading to serious overcrowding in jail. Now, some experts are questioning whether it’s delivering value for money. Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar – 02/07/2014.

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VIDEO: Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar | ABC 7:30

Prisoner numbers across Australia have exploded as governments take a hard line on crime, leading to serious overcrowding in jail. Now, some experts are questioning whether it’s delivering value for money. Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar – 02/07/2014.

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Prison escapee recaptured in North Melbourne | The Age

Police have arrested a 40-year-old man who escaped from a prison in Victorias north on Friday evening.40-year-old Say Hour was found by police at an Erskine Street address in North Melbourne at around 6pm Sunday.Police believe Say Hour, who was

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Prison escapee recaptured in North Melbourne | The Age

Police have arrested a 40-year-old man who escaped from a prison in Victorias north on Friday evening.40-year-old Say Hour was found by police at an Erskine Street address in North Melbourne at around 6pm Sunday.Police believe Say Hour, who was

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Prisoner on run after escaping from Dhurringile Prison | The Age

A man jailed for theft and drug offences is on the run after he escaped from a prison in Victoria’s north. Police believe Say Hour left Dhurringile Prison between 7pm and 8.30pm on Friday. A search of the area around

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Prisoner on run after escaping from Dhurringile Prison | The Age

A man jailed for theft and drug offences is on the run after he escaped from a prison in Victoria’s north. Police believe Say Hour left Dhurringile Prison between 7pm and 8.30pm on Friday. A search of the area around

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Victorian jail bosses accused of allowing violent female inmate to run prison | Herald Sun

JAIL bosses have been accused of letting a violent female criminal run her prison and appeasing her by allowing assaults to go unpunished. The union which represents jail workers says the woman has a vast history of assaulting staff and

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Victorian jail bosses accused of allowing violent female inmate to run prison | Herald Sun

JAIL bosses have been accused of letting a violent female criminal run her prison and appeasing her by allowing assaults to go unpunished. The union which represents jail workers says the woman has a vast history of assaulting staff and

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Pentridge Prison H Division could be knocked down | Network News

Locals, academics and Moreland Council have slammed plans to demolish the notorious H Division of the former Pentridge Prison. They said if the developer, Shayher Group, razed the 19th-century bluestone block infamous for its brutality, it would erase a vital

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Pentridge Prison H Division could be knocked down | Network News

Locals, academics and Moreland Council have slammed plans to demolish the notorious H Division of the former Pentridge Prison. They said if the developer, Shayher Group, razed the 19th-century bluestone block infamous for its brutality, it would erase a vital

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Parole reforms begin to bite, but harshest recommendation of review scratched | The Age

Tough parole reforms are beginning to bite with a drastic drop in the number of prisoners on parole, but the reforms have fallen short of the harshest recommendation under the Callinan review. However legal groups and experts have applauded the

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Parole reforms begin to bite, but harshest recommendation of review scratched | The Age

Tough parole reforms are beginning to bite with a drastic drop in the number of prisoners on parole, but the reforms have fallen short of the harshest recommendation under the Callinan review. However legal groups and experts have applauded the

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Victorian parole review: Government will not implement ‘Measure 6′ of Callinan report | ABC News

The Victorian Government appears to have backed away from implementing the toughest recommendation from a parole board review. Retired High Court judge Ian Callinan was commissioned by the State Government to review the parole system in the wake of more

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Victorian parole review: Government will not implement ‘Measure 6′ of Callinan report | ABC News

The Victorian Government appears to have backed away from implementing the toughest recommendation from a parole board review. Retired High Court judge Ian Callinan was commissioned by the State Government to review the parole system in the wake of more

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Derryn Hinch does not walk alone | The Australian

INDIGENOUS Northern Territory MP Bess Price, bereaved ­parents Bruce and Denise ­Mor-combe and Rosie Batty and a little girl holding a sign that read “Please help protect us from our dad”. Who but “human headline” Derryn Hinch could pull such

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Derryn Hinch does not walk alone | The Australian

INDIGENOUS Northern Territory MP Bess Price, bereaved ­parents Bruce and Denise ­Mor-combe and Rosie Batty and a little girl holding a sign that read “Please help protect us from our dad”. Who but “human headline” Derryn Hinch could pull such

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New Barwon Prison maximum security prison wing to house Victoria’s most dangerous criminals | ABC News

A specialised maximum security unit will be built to house Victoria’s most dangerous criminals. The multi-million-dollar facility will be constructed outside Barwon Prison, west of Melbourne. It will house underworld criminals, outlaw motorcycle gang members and dangerous inmates. Corrections Victoria

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New Barwon Prison maximum security prison wing to house Victoria’s most dangerous criminals | ABC News

A specialised maximum security unit will be built to house Victoria’s most dangerous criminals. The multi-million-dollar facility will be constructed outside Barwon Prison, west of Melbourne. It will house underworld criminals, outlaw motorcycle gang members and dangerous inmates. Corrections Victoria

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Geelong councillor expects public to embrace new Barwon Prison super maximum unit | Geelong Advertiser

A SUPER maximum security unit is to be built to lock up feared bikies, underworld figures and the state’s most violent criminals at Lara. The $20 million-plus state-of-the-art facility will be constructed outside the perimeter wall of the high security

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Geelong councillor expects public to embrace new Barwon Prison super maximum unit | Geelong Advertiser

A SUPER maximum security unit is to be built to lock up feared bikies, underworld figures and the state’s most violent criminals at Lara. The $20 million-plus state-of-the-art facility will be constructed outside the perimeter wall of the high security

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New Barwon Prison unit for dangerous Victorian crims | Herald Sun

THE Victorian government will build a maximum security prison wing to house a growing number of underworld figures, bikies and violent offenders. The new unit of 40 cells will be built adjacent to Barwon Prison, near Geelong. A spokesman from

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New Barwon Prison unit for dangerous Victorian crims | Herald Sun

THE Victorian government will build a maximum security prison wing to house a growing number of underworld figures, bikies and violent offenders. The new unit of 40 cells will be built adjacent to Barwon Prison, near Geelong. A spokesman from

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Fugitive Andrew Males arrested by police near Bendigo | The Age

After an intensive search, police have found fugitive Andrew Brian Males in a tiny township near Bendigo. …. Males is likely to face an out of sessions court hearing later on Saturday. Previously it was reported that Males was on

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Fugitive Andrew Males arrested by police near Bendigo | The Age

After an intensive search, police have found fugitive Andrew Brian Males in a tiny township near Bendigo. …. Males is likely to face an out of sessions court hearing later on Saturday. Previously it was reported that Males was on

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Police search for alleged fugitive Andrew Males after custody release ‘error’ | ABC News

Police are searching for a man accused of making death threats and serious assault after he was mistakenly released from prison. The apparent administrative error was discovered when Andrew Males failed to attend a court hearing in Melbourne on Thursday.

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Police search for alleged fugitive Andrew Males after custody release ‘error’ | ABC News

Police are searching for a man accused of making death threats and serious assault after he was mistakenly released from prison. The apparent administrative error was discovered when Andrew Males failed to attend a court hearing in Melbourne on Thursday.

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USE OF FORCE (LETHAL; POLICE): Television documentary Trigger Point examines police shootings in Victoria | The Age

… Here is what we have learnt. In the 1980s some people died when police botched their response and some people died because senior police sent their most junior members out on the street unprepared. And some people died because

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USE OF FORCE (LETHAL; POLICE): Television documentary Trigger Point examines police shootings in Victoria | The Age

… Here is what we have learnt. In the 1980s some people died when police botched their response and some people died because senior police sent their most junior members out on the street unprepared. And some people died because

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Long prison terms ‘will deter violent men’ | 9 News

Long prison terms for violent offenders are the key to preventing domestic violence, two Victorian judges say. The state’s Court of Appeal on Thursday rejected an appeal by a man who broke his partner’s arm on the day her mother

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Long prison terms ‘will deter violent men’ | 9 News

Long prison terms for violent offenders are the key to preventing domestic violence, two Victorian judges say. The state’s Court of Appeal on Thursday rejected an appeal by a man who broke his partner’s arm on the day her mother

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Film inspired by a rehabilitation program involving Beechworth prisoners nursing dangerous birds of prey | The Border Mail

A FILM director has been inspired by a rehabilitation program involving Beechworth prisoners nursing some of the most dangerous birds of prey back to health. Healing, released in cinemas this month, stars names including Hugo Weaving (The Matrix) and Don

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Film inspired by a rehabilitation program involving Beechworth prisoners nursing dangerous birds of prey | The Border Mail

A FILM director has been inspired by a rehabilitation program involving Beechworth prisoners nursing some of the most dangerous birds of prey back to health. Healing, released in cinemas this month, stars names including Hugo Weaving (The Matrix) and Don

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RISK EXAMPLE: Bullying, bogus checks claims hit liquor licensing squad | The Age

Strong doubt has been cast over the integrity of Victoria’s liquor licensing regime, with former inspectors alleging they conducted bogus checks of bars and clubs in order to meet the government’s performance targets. MORE AT LINK via Bullying, bogus checks

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RISK EXAMPLE: Bullying, bogus checks claims hit liquor licensing squad | The Age

Strong doubt has been cast over the integrity of Victoria’s liquor licensing regime, with former inspectors alleging they conducted bogus checks of bars and clubs in order to meet the government’s performance targets. MORE AT LINK via Bullying, bogus checks

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Former cop pretends to be officer outside Victorian prison | Gippsland Times

A FORMER Sale policeman has been convicted and fined for pretending to be a police officer. In a contested hearing, Daniel Patrick McIlwaine appeared in Sale Magistrates Court on Tuesday facing charges of assuming a description of a member of

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Former cop pretends to be officer outside Victorian prison | Gippsland Times

A FORMER Sale policeman has been convicted and fined for pretending to be a police officer. In a contested hearing, Daniel Patrick McIlwaine appeared in Sale Magistrates Court on Tuesday facing charges of assuming a description of a member of

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AUDIO: Crime doesn’t pay, but it sure does cost a lot (Vic Govt spending on prisons) | ABC Victoria

The 2014-15 State budget papers revealed the Napthine government’s total spending on prisons – including staff and support services – is expected to grow from $746.1 million in 2013-14 to $942.1 million the following year, with Victorias prison population expected

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AUDIO: Crime doesn’t pay, but it sure does cost a lot (Vic Govt spending on prisons) | ABC Victoria

The 2014-15 State budget papers revealed the Napthine government’s total spending on prisons – including staff and support services – is expected to grow from $746.1 million in 2013-14 to $942.1 million the following year, with Victorias prison population expected

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Claim: sadistic prisoner allowed to hand-pick mates to share 9-man cottage at Marngoneet prison | Herald Sun

A SADISTIC slave master beyond redemption has been freed on parole, a year before his jail sentence was due to expire. Graeme John Slattery was jailed for 14 years for heinous crimes during a decade-long reign of terror during which

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Claim: sadistic prisoner allowed to hand-pick mates to share 9-man cottage at Marngoneet prison | Herald Sun

A SADISTIC slave master beyond redemption has been freed on parole, a year before his jail sentence was due to expire. Graeme John Slattery was jailed for 14 years for heinous crimes during a decade-long reign of terror during which

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Behind the bars: Victoria’s volunteer Independent Prison Visitors provide insight on prison life | ABC Ballarat

Appointed by the Minister for Corrections, Victorias 50 Independent Prison Visitors provide a window into an area of society thats not usually seen by the public. MORE AT LINK via Behind the bars: volunteers provide insight on prison life –

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Behind the bars: Victoria’s volunteer Independent Prison Visitors provide insight on prison life | ABC Ballarat

Appointed by the Minister for Corrections, Victorias 50 Independent Prison Visitors provide a window into an area of society thats not usually seen by the public. MORE AT LINK via Behind the bars: volunteers provide insight on prison life –